A vibrant mix of youthful energy and blasts from the past makes Aarhus a city with an energetic beat of the pulse. In Aarhus, when we say walking distance, we really do mean walking distance. From here, beach, harbour and forest are all within reach of a 15-minute bike ride. The art museum, ARoS, delivers groundbreaking works from some of the world’s most progressive artists. Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum is a unique international attraction, where you can take a walk from the 16th century to your own youth. Aarhus has been selected shopping city number one in Scandinavia. Relax at one of the city’s many cafés or stroll round the Latin Quarter and explore the citythat has it all! Aarhus has been appointed European Capital of Culture in 2017 with the theme RETHINK.